Latest Bay Area News

2-Alarm Fire Burns Union City HomeFirefighters were working to extinguish a two-alarm fire at a Union City home Friday morning.
Family Of San Francisco Pier Shooting Victim Files Lawsuit Against CityThe family of Kate Steinle, a woman shot and killed on San Francisco’s Pier 14 last July, Friday filed a federal lawsuit against city and federal officials alleging that a series of policy failures and negligent acts led to her death.
California Allows HIV-Infected Liver TransplantCalifornia lawmakers have approved emergency legislation that would allow a man with HIV to receive part of his HIV-positive husband's liver before the surgery becomes too dangerous, possibly within weeks.
Firefighter Injured In Early Morning House Fire In AlamedaA firefighter was injured putting out a two-alarm house fire early Friday morning in Alameda, fire officials said.
San Jose Middle Schooler Finishes 6th In National Spelling BeeRutvik Gandhasri of San Jose finished in sixth place at the Scripps National Spelling Bee competition, but will be eligible to return to compete next year.
BART Tracks Between San Leandro, Bay Fair Closed Memorial Day WeekendThe fifth and final weekend track closure between the San Leandro and Bay Fair BART stations will take place this weekend, finishing three weeks ahead of schedule, according to BART officials.

Sports Headlines & Scores

Sharks-Penguins Stanley Cup Final To Be A Matchup Of SpeedIt will be speed vs. speed in the Stanley Cup final between the San Jose Sharks and Pittsburgh Penguins.
Will Golden State's Playoff Run End In Oklahoma City?The Warriors changed the NBA with their new-world game. But one eternal basketball truth still holds... shots closer to the rim are easier.
2016 Stanley Cup Final Expert PicksThe 16 team Stanley Cup Playoff field has been whittled down to just two teams: The San Jose Sharks and the Pittsburgh Penguins. For the Sharks, years of playoff heartbreak are now in their rear view and they're four games away from seizing their first ever Stanley Cup. Meanwhile, the Penguins, buoyed by rookie goalie Matt Murray and captain Sidney Crosby are looking to claim their fourth ever Stanley Cup if they can best the Sharks. Here are our CBS Local Sports experts' takes on who will win and why in our Stanley Cup NHL Expert Picks.
Golden State Warriors Beat Oklahoma City Thunder, Stave Off EliminationThe Golden State Warriors won Game 5 of the Western Conference Final against the Oklahoma City Thunder, keeping intact a chance for the Warriors to win the playoffs.
Charity Fraud Scheme Linked To Former NBA Player, NFL Hall Of FamerFormer pro basketball player Kermit Washington and Hall of Fame pro football player Ron Mix are linked to a notorious charity fraud.
5 Moves That Ended San Jose Sharks' Cup DroughtThe wait has ended for San Jose Sharks fans who have suffered through a litany of heart-wrenching playoff collapses during the team’s 25 years of existence.

Politics

Family Of San Francisco Pier Shooting Victim Files Lawsuit Against CityThe family of Kate Steinle, a woman shot and killed on San Francisco’s Pier 14 last July, Friday filed a federal lawsuit against city and federal officials alleging that a series of policy failures and negligent acts led to her death.
California Allows HIV-Infected Liver TransplantCalifornia lawmakers have approved emergency legislation that would allow a man with HIV to receive part of his HIV-positive husband's liver before the surgery becomes too dangerous, possibly within weeks.
Fresno, San Diego Prepare For Trump Visits, ProtestersThe presumptive Republican presidential nominee will speak in downtown Fresno before traveling to San Diego. He is campaigning ahead of California's June 7 primary.
Hillary Clinton Campaigns In San Jose, San Francisco Championing Education, Health CareHillary Clinton made stops in San Jose and San Francisco Thursday, rallying supporters for her campaign to be the Democratic presidential nominee.
Charity Fraud Scheme Linked To Former NBA Player, NFL Hall Of FamerFormer pro basketball player Kermit Washington and Hall of Fame pro football player Ron Mix are linked to a notorious charity fraud.
Sonoma County Voters To Decide On Banning GMOsSonoma County voters in November will consider an ordinance banning genetically modified organisms in the county.

KPIX 5 Original Reports

Feds Blamed for Needlessly Exposing Kids to "Cancer-Causing" Car Seat ChemicalsA recent KPIX investigation repeatedly uncovered concerning, even cancer causing, chemicals in a majority of the car seats tested, and many blame the federal government.
Bay Area Scientists Craft Plan To Defend Earth From Killer AsteroidsScientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are testing meteorites with lasers to develop a strategy to divert deep-space asteroids before they impact earth.
SF Police Task Force Targeting Car Break-Ins Finds Task DauntingA newly-formed San Francisco police task force seeks to reduce the number of car break-ins in the city - about one break-in about every 20 minutes.
Child Sex Trafficking: How To Fight It, How To Stop ItThousands of victims across the U.S. are lured into sex trafficking. Many of them children.
Some BART Workers Make Almost 3 Times Their Salaries In Overtime PaySome BART workers are making almost three times their salaries in overtime pay.
California Town's Water Tainted With Arsenic For DecadesYou may not know the name Kettleman City. But if you have ever driven to Los Angeles you’ve been through the town. It’s a community in the Central Valley where the tap water’s been tainted for decades.

From The KCBS Newsroom

Arrests Made In East Bay Freeway ShootingsFive suspects have been taken into custody in a crackdown of a flurry of freeway shootings in the East Bay.
Mayor: Gangs ‘Creating Terror’ On East Bay FreewaysIt’s a story Hercules Mayor Dan Romero has heard far too often over the recent months. There’s been a shooting on a freeway near his city.
Prison Gardening Program Helping Transform Vacaville Inmates' LivesA dry patch of soil inside a Vacaville prison is being transformed into a drought-tolerant garden in a program intended to transform inmates’ lives through connection to nature.
California's Shark Fin Ban Upheld By U.S. Supreme CourtThe U.S. Supreme Court has sided with California and rejected an appeal of the state’s ban on shark fins.
Two Dead In Horrific San Leandro Amtrak AccidentAn Amtrak train collided with a car in San Leandro Tuesday afternoon killing a woman and a young child inside the car.
More Ads Coming To Google's MapsYou may start seeing more ads when getting directions from Google's popular mapping service.

Eye On The Bay

2016 BottleRock Napa Survival Guide: Set Times, Directions, Parking, FAQs And MoreBottleRock Napa 2016 kicks off Friday and continues through Sunday. Here are some helpful tips and links for your weekend in Napa!
Best Movie Theater Deals In San FranciscoMovie theater deals are difficult to come across these days, but if you dig carefully around the various websites, there are a few bits and bobs to be found in San Francisco's cinemas beyond the many annual film festivals held in the city throughout the year.
Best Places To Go Dancing In San FranciscoMusic venues, cocktail lounges, live shows, DJs and dance clubs are all in the mix of a late night San Francisco scene. Depending on the night of the week, there's superior sound, visual experiences and a wide range of music are happening at these well-known venues.
Top 5 Brazilian Restaurants In San FranciscoFive outstanding Brazilian restaurants to enjoy over the Carnaval San Francisco festival and beyond...
Ask An Expert: Upcoming Summer Fashion Trends In Bay AreaThe microclimates of the Bay Area require flexibility in summer wear. Erica Tanov, a well-known Bay Area designer, offers her thoughts about fashion trends we can expect to see this summer as warm weather sets in.
A Brief History: Super Models In Music VideosSports Illustrated cover model Ashley Graham appears in DNCE's new music video "Toothbrush," which only adds to the list of music videos featuring super models.

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